Smith Micro Software, Inc. ( NASDAQ:SMSI), a leading provider of wireless and mobility solutions, today announced its intelligent data offload solution, NetWise Director, was selected as the winner for Product Innovation in Telecommunications at the TechAmerica Orange County High-Tech Innovation Awards. Now in its 19 th year, this premier business event celebrates excellence and achievement in the region’s technology industry, and honors local companies, individuals and products that drive innovation in Orange County. This year’s winners were announced at a dinner on June 14, 2012, at the Hilton in Costa Mesa, Calif.
“We are honored that NetWise Director was selected as a winner for TechAmerica’s Product Innovation in Telecommunications award,” said David Sperling, CTO at Smith Micro Software. “This prestigious award serves as a testament to Smith Micro Software’s continued push to innovate, ensuring our solutions help mobile operators, device manufacturers and enterprises simplify and enhance the mobile experience while optimizing network and device resources.”
“We received nearly 100 nominations, including start-up innovators, high-growth companies and established industry players from across Orange County,” said Bob Brunson, the director of TechAmerica in Orange County. “We congratulate Smith Micro Software on their win. This region is home to groundbreaking innovations, including Smith Micro Software, that continue to influence technology development throughout the rest of the world, and we’re excited to help highlight them.”
The awards categories this year include the Harvey Mudd College Green Engineering Award, Innovative Product/Technology, Outstanding CEO in Technology, Outstanding Finance Executive in Technology and Outstanding Technology Company.In addition to the awards, TechAmerica recognized educators and students for their innovative use of science, math or technology in the classroom or the community in conjunction with Project Tomorrow. The organization is the nation’s leading education nonprofit group focused on preparing today’s students to be tomorrow’s innovators.